Hemingway Rye Whiskey Barrel - Fresh Dumped, Once Used

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Uncover the rich flavors of these unique barrels, originally used to age a blend of Straight Rye Whiskeys.  Imbued with complex notes of vanilla, raspberry, raisins, and baking spices from the rye, and enhanced with orange, dark fruits, chocolate, caramel, clove, and nutmeg from the sherry finish, these barrels are perfect for imparting a sophisticated and layered profile to your spirits or culinary creations.
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Experience the distinguished character of these barrels, which played a crucial role in crafting a remarkable Blend of Straight Rye Whiskey.  These 53-gallon barrels are imbued with a tapestry of aromatic and flavor complexities, making them an invaluable asset for connoisseurs and creators alike.

The journey of the whiskey within these barrels began with the earthy, spicy notes of rye, gracefully layered with subtle hints of vanilla, raspberry, and raisins, accented by an array of baking spices and a rich oak wood backdrop.  This harmonious blend is further enriched by the warmth of spices like clove and nutmeg.


Fresh barrels will be shipped via a LTL motor freight provider. To ensure safety and freshness of your barrels, they are wrapped in plastic and strapped down to a pallet with a label identifying the pallet contents. 

Barrels can be shipped up to 4 barrels per pallet and 8 barrels per skid (two pallets high). 

Shipment transit times vary depending on location, weather and carrier capacity. For specific delivery dates, expedited shipping, preferred shipping carrier or unique delivery requests contact us directly to arrange your shipment prior to ordering. 

At checkout you will be asked to confirm your delivery location type. If you do not have a loading dock or forklift, a liftgate will be required. Offloads by hand are not available. 


Local pickup is available from our Louisville (Fairdale), Kentucky location. 

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Volume53 Gallons
Age of Barrels4+ Years
OriginNew York
Wood TypeAmerican White Oak
Char/Toast LevelHeavy
Bung Hole LocationBelly
Weight120 lbs
Bung Hole Size2 in.
Bung Recommendation#11